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Meade LPI-G Advanced Monochrome
Unleash the Astrophotographer in you
Meade LPI-G Advanced Colour
  • Sensor: Sony IMX178 CMOS Monochrome
  • Sensor Resolution: 3072(H) x 2048(V)
  • Frame Rate: 59 FPS @ 3072x2048
  • Computer Interface: USB 3.0
  • Suitable for Planetary, Lunar, Solar imaging & Guiding
  • Requires PC (Windows, Mac OSX or Linux)
  • Auto-guiding support only available on Microsoft Windows
  • UK Warranty: 1 year
  • Meade SKU: 645004
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Package includes:
  • Meade LPI-G Advanced Monochrome video camera.
  • USB 3.0 cable.
  • ST-4 guide cable.
  • 1.25" nosepiece.
  • Meade Sky Capture software on CD-ROM.
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Meade LPI-G Advanced Flyer
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Outline

Safety note: When using the camera to image the Sun, always use appropriate solar filters.

The LPI-G Advanced allows the user to experience our universe on a whole new level with Meade's Advanced solar, lunar, and planetary guide camera. This USB 3.0 14-bit camera allows for increased dynamic range allowing the user to experience the universe like never before! The LPI-G Advanced features a large image sensor along with a high pixel count that allows for increased resolution, making it ideal for planets and solar imaging.

The LPI-G Advanced has a back illuminated CMOS - SONY IMX178, image sensor with 2.4 x 2.4 micron pixel size and pixel array of 6.3 Megapixels (3072 x 2048). This Imager & Guider is able to take 59 frames per second at full resolution. The camera has a 3.0 connection and ASCOM ST-4 Guider Port for easy connection to the mount.

The LPI-G Advanced also includes a high-speed USB 3.0 connecting cable, ST-4 Guide Cable, 1.25" nose extension with C-Mount, and Meade Sky Capture Software on CD Rom - includes Installation and Operating instructions.

The LPI-G Advanced is able to save images in a variety of formats including: JPEG, BITMAP, FITS, TIFF, PNG, PCX, TGA & BCM. It can also save videos in either SER or AVI formats.

Computer Requirements: Equal to Intel Core 2.8GHz or higher. Solid State hard drive recommended for getting the maximum frame rates.

Computer Requirements
The LPI-G Advanced requires a computer running Microsoft Windows, Apple Mac OSX or Linux. The LPI-G Advanced plugs to the computer's USB 3.0 port. The camera is bundled with software for image capture and processing. The LPI-G Adavanced is software controlled.
Note: Auto-guide support is only available on Microsoft Windows.


Sample Astronomical LPI-G Advanced Images
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Specification
Model Meade PLI-G Advanced Monochrome
Meade SKU 64504
UPC 709942999426
Sensor Sony IMX178 Monochrome CMOS
Optical Format 8.92mm (1/1.8")
Resolution 6.3 Megapixels - 3072(W) x 2048(H)
Pixel Size 2.4µm x 2.4µm
Frame Rate 59 fps at full resolution
A/D Conversion 8-bit or 14-bit
Shutter Electronic Rolling
Guider Port ASCOM ST-4 Port
Mounting to telescope 1.25" Nosepiece, C-Mount; included (threaded for filters)
Computer Interface USB 3.0
Power Requirement USB Bus Power
Bundled software Meade Sky; ASCOM compliant.
Image Format JPEG, BMP, FITS, TIFF, PNG, PCX, TGA, BCM
Video Format SER, AVI
Operating System Microsoft Windows (32-bit & 64-bt) 7/8/10; Mac OSX; Linux
Solid State hard drive recommended for getting the maximum frame rates
Auto-guide support is only available on Microsoft Windows.
All information correct at the time of writing.

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We are constantly checking the accuracy of the technical data. We are prepared to provide more detailed information on request. Technical data is subject to change without notice.

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